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Refugees make up bulk of crossings from US to Canada - UNHCR

2017-02-26 12:01

Most of the hundreds of people streaming over the US border into Canada in recent weeks are asylum-seekers, coming from Syria, Yemen, Turkey or Sudan, according to the United Nations' refugee point man in the country.

Canada's Trudeau says world benefits from strong EU

2017-02-16 19:32

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told European lawmakers that the world is better off when the EU is strong, as anti-Brussels sentiment soars following the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's victory.

Freedom granted to man who beheaded bus passenger

2017-02-12 06:17

A man who was found not criminally responsible for beheading and cannibalising a fellow passenger on a Canadian Greyhound bus has been granted his freedom.

You can now buy and sell dagga on Toronto’s stock exchange

2017-02-02 10:00

On Bay Street, Toronto’s equivalent of Wall Street, you can now buy dagga amid what is said to be a growing acceptance of Canada’s burgeoning medical-marijuana industry,

Student charged with six counts of murder in Quebec mosque attack

2017-01-31 08:38

A Canadian political science student known to have nationalist sympathies was charged with six counts of murder over a shooting spree at a Quebec mosque.

Dutch mosques shut doors at prayers after Canada attack

2017-01-30 19:12

Four of the largest mosques in The Netherlands said Monday they will shut their doors during major prayer meetings after six people were killed in attack on a Canadian mosque.

5 die in shooting at Quebec City mosque

2017-01-30 05:53

At least five people have been killed and several people wounded after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Quebec City.

Mexico, Canada leaders discuss NAFTA

2017-01-24 05:19

Mexico says President Enrique Pena Nieto has talked with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about the North American Free Trade Agreement.

3 800-year-old potato garden discovered in Canada

2016-12-27 20:16

Ancient spuds recently dug up on Canada's Pacific coast are blackened and surely inedible, but are the first proof, say researchers, that North American natives tended gardens at least 3 800 years ago.

Kitty smuggler lets cat out of bag in New Zealand

2016-12-22 10:46

A cat-crazy Canadian woman who tried to smuggle her pet into New Zealand in her handbag has been sent home.

 

Justin Trudeau’s butt is the internet’s latest obsession

2017-02-25 09:41

The internet just discovered yet another reason to move to Canada. *Packs bags*

Canada's Trudeau talks trade with Trump

2017-02-13 22:03

President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have stressed their commitment to working together after their first face-to-face meeting.

Woman found guilty of hiding 6 dead babies in storage locker

2017-02-07 08:27

A Canadian woman has been found guilty of intentionally hiding in a storage locker the remains of six babies to whom she gave birth.

Blood-spattered Quebec mosque opens doors

2017-02-01 19:14

Worshippers are returning to the scene of the weekend's Quebec City mosque shooting to view the aftermath of the carnage.

Trump offers Trudeau support after Quebec mosque shooting

2017-01-30 22:05

US President Donald Trump telephoned Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to offer condolences after Sunday's shooting in a Quebec city mosque that left six people dead and several injured, Trudeau's office said.

Canada PM dubs Quebec mosque shooting a 'terrorist attack'

2017-01-30 09:32

Six people died and eight were injured after gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque, a shooting that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned as a "terrorist attack."

Canada's Trudeau welcomes all immigrants in Twitter message

2017-01-29 11:36

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has welcomed immigrants in a sunny Twitter message written in stark contrast to Donald Trump's order temporarily banning all refugees and many Muslims from travelling to the US.

'Drunk', passed out airline pilot to face charges

2017-01-02 22:59

An airline pilot is facing charges in Canada after police say he was found by his co-pilot passed out in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 before it was set to take off.

'Balloonatic' fined for piloting a lawn chair

2016-12-23 13:06

A Canadian man has been fined over a stunt that saw him fly above Calgary in a lawn chair attached to 110 large helium balloons.

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